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Episode 506: Bell Wars

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Those are Malmark handbells on the left and Schulmerich bells on the right. malmark.com/schulmerichbells.com hide caption

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On today's show, a story on a Christmasy theme: Handbells!

But also, a not-so-Christmasy theme: A decades-long feud between two big bell companies, located right down the road from each other.

But then, a Christmasy ending: Peace!

**Note: We are taking some time off for the holidays. We'll be back with a new show on Friday January 3.**

Music: Sonos Handbell Ensemble's "The Nutcracker," "Sleigh Ride," and "Hava Negila," and Arsis Handbell Ensemble's "Golliwogg's Cake-Walk." Find us: Twitter/ Facebook/ Spotify/ Tumblr. Download the Planet Money iPhone App.